Mortimer Adler teaches that all reading is active reading. That is, he says there is no such thing as passive reading. He then explains that active reading is like being a catcher in a baseball game.[Read more…] about What is Active Reading?
What is there left to say about this hard-to-put-down book? Nearly every blog publisher listing their top nonfiction books for 2018 includes John Carreyrou’s best-seller Bad Blood.
In no way do I believe reading is the best way to learn. But I love the process of discovery, especially when it happens unexpectedly, whether it’s in a book or elsewhere.[Read more…] about Discovery Versus Instruction
I read between 80 and 120 books a year. Don’t worry if you read 1-2 books a month, that’s a lot of learning in just one year.
I didn’t use to read this much. During my first year at KPMG in the late 1980’s, I probably made it through 2-3 books a year. I guarantee that one or two of those titles was by Clive Cussler.[Read more…] about I Still Remember Reading Just a Couple Books a Year